Yamanashi Prefecture facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsYamanashi Prefecture
|Area (rank)||4,465.38 km² (32nd)|
|- % water||1.3%|
|Population (February 1, 2011)|
|- Population||861,431 (41st)|
|- Density||192.91 /km²|
|- Flower||Fujizakura (Sakura)|
|- Tree||Kaede (Japanese Maple)|
|- Bird||Uguisu (Bush Warbler)|
Symbol of Yamanashi Prefecture
- 1869 – Kai Province was renamed Kōfu Prefecture
- 1871 – Kōfu was renamed Yamanashi Prefecture.
The prefecture is landlocked with mountains surrounding the central Kōfu Basin.
Mount Fuji is on the southern border with Shizuoka.
Towns and Villages
Towns and villages in each district:
National Parks are established in about 27% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and Temples
Takeda jinja is related to "Takeda Shingen".
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